In my third posting as an AIR, I have decided to list good and bad deeds I have witnessed while riding the bus system as another phase of my TrIP experiences. *Good deeds Bus 436 N-Southbound: A man gave up his seat so a single woman, her four kids, and her mom could sit together. […]Read more "Third Posting for TrIP by Ivan Riascos"
I approached my TrIP with lofty aspirations. I would yo-yo like Benny Profane in the novel V. I would quote from the bus scenes in The Moviegoer and point out the everydayness that shrouds the truth of our immediate surroundings. I would map the psychogeography of Orlando. And why not, while I’m at it, reveal […]Read more "TrIP Blog Day 29: Riders’ Block: a confession by Ryan Rivas #TrIP_Orlando #publictransportation"
Up until a month ago I had never ridden the bus in Orlando, the city I’ve called home since 1997. Over the past sixteen years I’ve taken public transit in Bangkok and Prague, from trams and subways to sky trains, wound above the beaches of Sydney in yes, the city buses, hopped London’s famed double-deckers—but […]Read more "TrIP Blog Day 25: Pantoum of LYNX Route 40 by Vanessa Blakeslee #TrIP_Orlando #publictransportation"